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Scout Bike
Unit Type Vehicle-Fast-Metal
Player Level Req. Level 10
Building Required Vehicle Factory level 1
Blocking None
Defense Stat-HP 100
DamageMeleeVulnerable 150%

OverviewEdit

The Scout Bike is the first unit available for training at the Vehicle Factory. Relatively cheap compared to the other vehicles available, they are extremely fragile, although difficult to hit. Its basic attack has a range of one making it ideal for attacking infantry or critters in the front row, sort of like the Shock Trooper. However, its weakness of 150% damage from Damage crushing attacks makes it very difficult to rank up since most Critter attacks will destroy it in one hit.

The Scout Bike improves vastly at level 3 when a new attack, "Down the Line", becomes available for research. The submachine gun will now hit all enemies in a line, even passing through blocking units. Unlike the Firedrake or Heavy Recon, this attack is not limited to targeting directly in front of the Scout Bike, but can target any line (drag-targeting, like Artillery and Grenadier) from any position, including safely from the back row. It has less damage potential than Burst fire, hitting twice instead of 3 times and also has an increased cooldown of 2.

The last attack, "Backfire", changes the Scout Bike's attack pattern to an entire row. However, the Scout Bike can only target the rearmost unit of a column, similar to Dust Walkers. This attack will then hit that entire row, including units that the Scout Bike could not originally target! Similar to Down the Line, the damage is decreased and cooldown lengthened.

After the first few grueling ranks, the Scout Bike becomes a versatile multi-target attacker from any row, especially in PvP given its low unit value! In the front, its mobility and dodge bonuses should frustrate its attackers. Its ammo-consuming attacks and high reload are its biggest drawbacks at higher ranks.

AttacksEdit

Ammo: AmmoIcon 4
Reload: 8 Rounds
ScoutBike BurstFire Damage
Attack Icon UnitAbility mg 3wide icon
Targetable Unit Types
Air X mark
LTA X mark
Soldier Yes check
Sniper Yes check
Vehicle Yes check
Tank Yes check
Metal Yes check
Critter Yes check
Civilian Yes check
Sea X mark
Ship X mark
Rank Available 1
Range 1
Line of Fire Direct
Ammo Used 1
Cooldown 1 Round
Suppression Mod x0
Rank 1 2 3 4 5 6
Damage piercing Damage 20-24 (x3) 22-26 (x3) 24-28 (x3) 26-31 (x3) 28-33 (x3) 30-36 (x3)
Stat-Offense Offense 22 27 32 37 42 47
Stat-Critical Crit 5% 5% 5% 5% 5% 5%
ScoutBike DowntheLine Damage
Attack Icon UnitAbility mg 5wide icon
Targetable Unit Types
Air X mark
LTA X mark
Soldier Yes check
Sniper Yes check
Vehicle Yes check
Tank Yes check
Metal Yes check
Critter Yes check
Civilian Yes check
Sea X mark
Ship X mark
Rank Available 3
Range 1-5
Line of Fire Precise
Ammo Used 2
Cooldown 2 Rounds
Suppression Mod x0.5 +20
Research Cost Resource-time 48m, Resource-nanopod 8
Rank 1 2 3 4 5 6
Damage piercing Damage - - 24-28 (x2) 26-31 (x2) 28-33 (x2) 30-36 (x2)
Stat-Offense Offense - - 32 37 42 47
Stat-Critical Crit - - 5% 5% 5% 5%
ScoutBike Backfire Damage
Attack Icon UnitAbility bullets icon
Targetable Unit Types
Air X mark
LTA X mark
Soldier Yes check
Sniper Yes check
Vehicle Yes check
Tank Yes check
Metal Yes check
Critter Yes check
Civilian Yes check
Sea X mark
Ship X mark
Rank Available 4
Range 1-5
Line of Fire Contact (Back)
Ammo Used 2
Cooldown 2 Rounds
Suppression Mod x0.5 +20
Research Cost Resource-time 1h 12m, Resource-nanopod 16
Rank 1 2 3 4 5 6
Damage piercing Damage - - - 26-31 (x2) 28-33 (x2) 30-36 (x2)
Stat-Offense Offense - - - 37 42 47
Stat-Critical Crit - - - 5% 5% 5%

StatisticsEdit

Scout Bike Ranks
1 2 3 4 5 6
Resource-SP SP N/A 895 2,300 5,625 12,300 45,875
Stat-HP HP 65 70 (+5) 80 (+10) 85 (+5) 90 (+5) 100 (+10)
Stat-Bravery Bravery 20 25 (+5) 25 30 (+5) 30 35 (+5)
Black shield Defense 65 70 (+5) 75 (+5) 80 (+5) 90 (+10) 90
Stat-Dodge Dodge 40 45 (+5) 50 (+5) 55 (+5) 65 (+10) 65
Stat-Ability Ability Slot 1 1 1 1 1 1
Promotion Cost N/A Resource-time 4h
Resource-Gold 3,260
Resource-iron 1,575
Resource-time 12h
Resource-Gold 12,340
Resource-iron 2,800
Resource-time 1d
Resource-Gold 34,520
Resource-iron 4,375
Resource-gear 5
Resource-time 2d
Resource-Gold 82,900
Resource-steel 2,925
Resource-gear 15
Resource-time 2d
Resource-Gold 333,390
Resource-steel 3,975
Resource-widget 4
Promotion Reward N/A Resource-xp 600 Resource-xp 1,200 Resource-xp 2,000 Resource-xp 3,000 Resource-xp 4,200
PvP Unit Value 6 7 9 11 12 14
Resource-SP SP Reward 28 36 44 48 56 64
Resource-Gold Gold Reward 120 180 220 240 280 320

CostEdit

Training Cost — Vehicle Factory
Level 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
Resource-time Time 5h 51m 5h 37m 5h 24m 5h 10m 4h 57m 4h 43m 4h 30m 4h 16m 4h 3m 3h 36m 3h 9m 2h 42m 2h 15m 1h 48m 1h 21m
Resource-Gold Gold 5,500 5,500 5,500 5,500 5,500 5,500 5,500 5,500 5,500 5,225 4,950 4,675 4,400 4,125 3,850
Resource-iron Iron 825 825 825 825 825 825 825 825 825 784 743 702 660 619 578
Healing Cost
Level 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Resource-time Time 1h 8m 1h 8m 1h 8m 1h 8m 1h 8m 1h 1m 54m 24s 47m 36s 40m 48s 27m 12s
Resource-Gold Gold 3,713 3,094 2,475 2,228 1,980 1,733 1,609 1,485 1,362 1,238
Resource-iron Iron 563 469 375 338 300 263 244 225 207 188
Healing Cost
Level 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Resource-time Time 1h 1m 1h 1m 1h 1m 1h 1m 1h 1m 54m 24s 47m 36s 40m 48s 34m 20m 24s
Resource-Gold Gold 3,218 2,599 1,980 1,733 1,485 1,238 1,114 990 867 743
Resource-iron Iron 488 394 300 263 225 188 169 150 132 113

TriviaEdit

  • As a player, the driver holds the gun in its right hand; as enemy in its left hand.
  • Despite Zoey stating that this unit is "A Shock Trooper on wheels", it does more damage than a regular Shock Trooper.

UpdatesEdit

2.2 Patch

  • Unit Value reduced: Rank 1: 7→6, Rank 2: 9→7, Rank 3: 11→9, Rank 4: 12→11, Rank 5: 14→12
  • Promotion Resource-iron, Resource-steel and Resource-gear costs reduced, in addition to global Resource-Gold reduction.

2.1 Patch

  • Player level requirement reduced to 10, from 15.

1.3 Patch

  • Weapon upgrade option, Down the Line, added.
  • Weapon upgrade option, Backfire, added.

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